(February 1955)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Comics [Stamp]
Editing
Leon Harvey (credited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Detailed reprint data for Dick Tracy stories provided by Jeremy Pothast and entered by Gene Reed.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Inks
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Mr. Crime; Newsuit Nan

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on Joe Simon's comments in his book The Comic Book Makers.

New Heavy Plastic Giant Circus Tent Playhouse (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Giant Big Top Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer-Crooner (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?; Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Chester Gould

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Mr. Crime; Newsuit Nan; Mr. Balff
Synopsis
Tracy and Sam trace the weapon used by Tonsils to a gun dealer who identifies Newsuit Nan as the buyer. Tracy and Sam search Nan's home and find her chemical lab. Meanwhile, Mr. Crime and Nan are using a lottery system to choose the next man to assassinate Tracy. Tracy and Sam track the man to a barbershop, and Tracy shoots his would-be killer.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-09-28 to 1952-10-26. [Oct 23rd-25th are reprinted before Oct 20th-22nd]

Yippee! Ride It Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Arnold, Schwinn and Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Kids! Match Your Wits with the Smith Brothers! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Hi, kids! Well, it looks like you really enjoyed the surprise we had for you last month... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

AMF Roadmaster Makes Christmas So Much More Fun (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Howdy Doody Television Television Set (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
?
Letters
Chester Gould

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, I was scheduled to testify in the counterfeit cigarette stamp case tomorrow.
Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Mr. Balff; Newsuit Nan; Mr. Crime; Panda
Synopsis
Tracy and Sam capture two of Mr. Crime's henchmen. Nan shoots Mr. Crime's barracuda before telling him that they must run because the cops are closing in. Angry at what Nan has done, Mr. Crime strangles her. Tracy and Sam bug the cell of Crime's henchmen and use the information to find Crime's hideaway. They also find the dead barracuda and pull some dentures from its stomach. Meanwhile, Mr. Crime returns to his true occupation and begins planning his next move.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-10-27 to 1952-11-25.

How The F.B.I. Smashed A Spy Ring (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

A Polite Case of Murder (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Detective-Lieutenant Joe Haskins; Harvey J. Malcolm
Synopsis
Haskins investigates the murder to Harvey Malcolm's secretary.
Reprints

His home is a shore warm and sandy (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Curtiss Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

A Bernard Barnet Minit Mystery / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Stevenson! He's been killed in an accident!
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Bernard Barnet; Bertha Barnet
Synopsis
Bernard solves a murder.
Reprints

Get World's Most Beautiful Dolls at Low Factory Prices (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

DOLL-LAND / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing Offer Do You Need Extra Money (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Daisy Lightning Loader Red Ryder Carbine in Time for Christmas! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. New Heavy Plastic Giant Circus Tent Playhouse
    Giant Big Top Co.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer-Crooner
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Yippee! Ride It Cowboy!
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  5. 4. Hey Kids! Match Your Wits with the Smith Brothers!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. ["Stevie, what word has three letters..."]
    Harvey Comics
  7. 6. Hi, kids! Well, it looks like you really enjoyed the surprise we had for you last month...
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. AMF Roadmaster Makes Christmas So Much More Fun
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  9. 8. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Howdy Doody Television Television Set
    Josely Co.
  10. 9. ["Yes, I was scheduled to testify in the counterfeit cigarette stamp case tomorrow."]
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. How The F.B.I. Smashed A Spy Ring
  12. 11. A Polite Case of Murder
  13. 12. His home is a shore warm and sandy
    Curtiss Baby Ruth
  14. 13. ["It's Stevenson! He's been killed in an accident!"]
    A Bernard Barnet Minit Mystery
  15. 14. Get World's Most Beautiful Dolls at Low Factory Prices
    DOLL-LAND
  16. 15. Amazing Offer Do You Need Extra Money
    Cheerful Card Company
  17. 16. Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  18. 17. New Daisy Lightning Loader Red Ryder Carbine in Time for Christmas!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko